01282 778018 /  Burnley


7am to 7pm, 52 weeks a year


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Qualified Staff at Padiwacks Burnley Bees

Take a look at our staff profiles.  Updated August 2020

Baby Room / Two year old area (ground floor)

Abigail H - level 3 childcare.  First Aid.  Abigail has worked in childcare for 4 years.

Chantelle - BA Hons Education & Professional Studies, Chantelle has 2 children.

Gemma - Level 2 childcare.  Gemma has one child.

Molly - Level 3 childcare, 2 years experience, first aid and safeguarding.

Courtney - Level 3 childcare, first aid and safeguarding.

Laura T - Level 3 childcare.  First Aid, Safeguarding.  Laura has 1 child and 4 years experience of working in childcare.

Donna R - Nursery Level 3, First aid, safeguarding.  Donna has 5 children & 1 grandchild.

Natalie M - NVQ Level 2 childcare. Natalie started working in childcare over 11 years ago. She has three children

Leanne - Level 4 childcare, first aid, safeguarding, 9 years experience.

Hayley - Level 3 childcare, 10  years childcare experience.  Hayley has three children.

Amy S - Level 3 childcare, over 10 years nursery experience.  Amy has one child.


* Summary of Baby Room / Toddler Staff - Over 60 years collective experience of working in a childcare environment. All staff hold minimum level 2 qualification in childcare. They have twenty two of their own children collectively.

We currently work with the following nurseries:  

• Rosewood

• St John's Nursery

• St Leonards Nursery

• Whittlefield  & Ightenhill Nursery

15 hours free childcare and education between 7am to 7pm (Monday to Friday) for all 2, 3 and 4 year olds. To find out more call  01282 778 018

Pre School (first floor)

Chloe G - Childcare Level 2.  Chloe has worked in childcare for 7 years,  She has two children.  First aid, safeguarding.

Tracey B - Nursery Level 6 childcare, 20+ years experience of working in a childcare environment, first aid, safeguarding, food safety.  2 children, 2 grandchildren.

Mrs Brown - Qualified Teacher (QTS),  Mrs Brown has worked in childcare for her career and has huge experience of working in reception class for many years.

Giorgia - Level 3 childcare.  Giorgia has joined our team once again and started in January 2020.

Antonia - Nursery Level 3, safeguarding.  Antonia has just completed her level 3 qualification in December.

Out of School Club & Holiday Club


Natalie S - NVQ Level 3 childcare, First aid (May 2013) and safeguarding. Natalie has worked in childcare for 10 years. Natalie has three children.

Natalie M - NVQ Level 2 childcare. Natalie started working in childcare over 11 years ago. She has three children (Natlie also helps in the nursery)

Andrea E - Level 3 childcare,  NVQ Level 3 Teaching & Learning, First Aid (June 2011), safeguarding level 1.  Andrea has worked in childcare for 14 years and has two children

Mandy H  - 10 years experience of working with children.  first aid.  Mandy has three children.

Debra - SENCO qualified and many years experience of working in childcare.


*Summary of out of school staff - Over 60 years combined childcare experience.  


Our qualified professional team who work dirrectly with the children have over 180 years combined experience of working in childcare and the average age of staff is 28 years of age.  The above list excludes the Directors & Registered Manager who have a further 30+ years childcare experience.  We don't also include our apprenticeships in the above list but can confirm that they are all currently qualified to level 2 in childcare and are training towards their level 3 qualification.  Padiwacks will cover their training costs and each apprentice is supported by an experienced qualified member of staff.


There are currently nine staff continuing their professional development at Padiwacks including degree courses, Level 5 , Level 4 and Level 3 childcare. The development of staff is ongoing and we help staff by providing assistance, covering training costs and paying for their time attending courses throughout their time at Padiwacks. We attend numerous childcare courses every term and share our knowledge throughout our setting.


All staff receive benefits including company bonuses, prizes for worker of the month, staff discount with specific retailers, statutory holidays and pension.  This includes every member of staff at Padiwacks Burnley Bees.  We cover DBS costs and all training costs including first aid and safeguarding.